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Great experience

Went to shark bay which is not as picturesque as it sounds! Didn’t distract from a worthwhile... read more

Reviewed today
Mrs Lyn M
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Timing is important

We went at the wrong time and only saw the baby sharks. We were told the best time to go is right... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Prana N
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed today via mobile

Went to shark bay which is not as picturesque as it sounds! Didn’t distract from a worthwhile visit in any way. Beach shoes necessary - they’re on hire for €3 if u don’t have your own. Our guide Eddy was very knowledgeable as he’s a...More

Thank Mrs Lyn M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unforgetable experience with the lemon sharks, friendly they are. Bring please a beach shoes if not u can rent from some locals there

Thank Elvis Manuel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here as part of a tour and spent a short while here. It’s just a few metres out from shore before we could see the young lemon sharks and saw a few during our visit. We would recommend coming here as part of a...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first time feeding sharks and I must say was brilliant, them swimming around your feet whilst the guide puts fish guts into the sea to get them to come near, brill experience.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Support the local economy and visit shark bay. A guide walks you out into the sea. SEA SHOES A MUST AS YOU WALK ACROSS ROCKS..and it's very sloppy. You can hire sea shoes for €3 You walk out and the guides drop bait and the...More

Thank Ali S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a guided tour to sharks bay via our TUI rep in early September and it was really worth the money- This must have been a good time of year to go. We were not sure what to expect, or even if we would...More

Thank MrsP_PLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We hired a car specifically to go to shark bay. When we arrived there was a group of people all ready out in the bay. We turned down the offers of help from the local people and went out on our own. The baby sharks...More

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked through our Tui Rep. The guide that took us, Eddy from explore Cape Verde, is a marine biologist. He is passionate about the island and nature and really took time to explain and educate us. He helped make our trip so special. Standing...More

2  Thank Emma G
Reviewed 9 September 2018

What a thrill. Really. I don't know what it is. Maybe it was the water at (maybe) 30ºC in that beach. Or maybe it was the coral reefs in that water. Oh, I know: it was seeing SHARKS 2 meters across from me!! And a...More

Thank Pedro S
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We went at the wrong time and only saw the baby sharks. We were told the best time to go is right before, or right after lunch. 11:00 or 14:00. Locals were very friendly.

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Emma H
11 August 2017|
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Response from Lois J | Reviewed this property |
Mine cost £25 for the lemon shark trip was about for about 3 hours
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Gåry H
25 July 2017|
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Don't go, not worth it
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